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A synergy creation of a platform, system and tools in SBCC strengthening by provision of support to activities in the region.

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  • @aacosta The mass distribution campaign in Ivorian cities, especially Abidjan, is extremely challenging logistically as well as for SBC. One major difference between the urban and rural areas is the multitude of communication channels in the urban areas and the media habits of urban dwellers. This is probably true in most of the capitals and big…[Read more]

  • Feleke Dana Tanga posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Ethiopian Dracunculiasis Eradication Campaign (EDEC) dissemination workshop:

    Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) in collaboration with Carter center has conducted EDEC dissemination workshop in Feb, 23, 2018 in Busheftu town, Pyramid Hotel & Resorts. The invited participants were from FMOH, EPHI, Amhara, Oromiya, Gambella and SNNP…[Read more]

  • Alex Omari posted 5 photos 2 months ago

    8th African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights just concluded with some of the greatest messages by high level leaders. #WomanUp2018. Great Work by Youth Lab she decides 2UN Youth EnvoyWoman Up- Intergenerational Dialoguekanemgracaa

  • The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa CARTA is now accepting applications for 2018/2019 PhD Fellowships. https://goo.gl/8cmSLn

  • MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS STOP AFRICAN MEN FROM GOING FOR A VASECTOMY
    http://aphrc.org/post/6869

  • I am pleased to inform that my abstract has been accepted in the oral presentation session of SBCC Summit 2018. It is going to be an opportunity to share the experience of the work carried out under the HC3 project in Guinea/West Africa. At the same time, learning from other on what is done in different countries.

  • Lauren Kotze posted a new activity comment 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Hi Mirela, Thanks for the response. ChildConnect piloted the extension of the South African Project MomConnect. Essentially it entailed sending weekly SMS messages to mothers of 1-2 year old children, with a focus on promoting nurturing care and language development. So the research does connect marginally in that we promote creating an…[Read more]

  • South Africa is in the midst of applying a tax to sugary beverages. Using SBCC, government has created public buy-in and changed the way we view our daily foods. We will learn about other examples at the SBCC Summit #SBCCSummit2018

  • SBCC is an important factor in improving health, particularly in young women. Evaluation of an out-of-school programme in South African showed that female members of the programme were less likely to be HIV positive than controls. Looking forward to hear how we can continue to change health outcomes through innovative and clever communication…[Read more]

  • I’m thrilled to join this forum for communicators working to shape SBCC to drive positive health behavior. I’m also excited that my abstract was accepted to next SBCC conference in Indonesia. My current and previous work put me in contact with decision makers, and it has been an enriching experience to observe and be part of the decisions that…[Read more]

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Joseph Matalanga

Kenya

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